1. [syn: pussy willow, Salix discolor]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Pussy \Pussy\, n. [Dim. of puss.]
1. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl.
2. A catkin of the pussy willow.
3. The game of tipcat; -- also called pussy cat.
Pussy willow (Bot.), any kind of willow having large
cylindrical catkins clothed with long glossy hairs,
especially the American Salix discolor; -- called also
glaucous willow, and swamp willow.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: small willow of eastern North America having greyish leaves
and silky catkins that come before the leaves [syn: pussy
willow, Salix discolor]